Dr. Richard Weiss, MD

Dr. Richard Weiss, MD

Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(22)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Weiss, MD is an ophthalmic plastic & reconstructive surgery doctor who practices in Newport Beach, CA. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 33 years.

360 San Miguel Dr Ste 403

Newport Beach, CA 92660

Contact Information

(949) 720-1400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Ectropion of Eyelid
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more than 60% of peers
Blindness
normal
more than 58% of peers
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
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more than 56% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
20

Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Chalazion
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
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Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Brow Lift
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Carbon Dioxide Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Endoscopic Brow Lift
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Tear Duct Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Temple University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • St Francis Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Georgetown University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Toronto
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Physician of Excellence - Orange County Medical Association, 2005, 2006
Media & Publications

Dr. Weiss has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Weiss' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Weiss to family and friends
4.2
based on 22 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Weiss' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

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I chose this doctor for my Dr Weiss performed upper lid surgery (blepharoplasty) for me. He does not use a scalpel to cut the skin, (like plastic surgeons do) instead, Dr Weiss burns the skin open using a cauterizer. He claims this technique stop the bleeding (but it also causes a third degree...more
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in Norco, CA |
Dr. Weiss and his staff are top notch. I felt comfortable and welcomed upon arriving for my initial consultation. I explained to Dr. Weiss how tired and heavy my eyes felt and how I was ready to make a change. Dr. Weiss understood my issues and went into detail regarding the procedures to address...more
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Santa Ana, CA |
This was my second visit to see Dr. Weiss. He definitely knows his craft!!!!! He GREATLY improved a problem that I have been dealing with for over a year. WOW!! His office staff is great!!! I will be going back!!!!!
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in Rancho santa margarita , CA |
I Almost reconsidered seeing Dr. Weiss due to the unfavorable review I read. But because my friend had a very favorable experience with the doctor and I saw the great results I decided to keep the appointment. He took a lot of time explaining procedure and I plan to schedule my eye lid lift...more
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Newport Beach, CA |
Dr. Weiss is the best at botox and juvederm! He does all injections himself .He spends the time to listen to your concerns. I highly recommend him.
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Dr. Weiss accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Weiss has admitting privileges

Hoag Hospital Newport Beach
1 Hoag Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92663
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